Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Mindo

The waterfalls, parks and forests are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Mindo. Renowned for its bird watching, ziplining and chocolate shops, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Mindo

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mindo a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mariposas de Mindo Butterfly Garden (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Vulqano Park (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mindo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mindo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mindo Cloud Forest (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Central Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Reserve (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Volcano Pichincha (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Pululahua (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mindo

The nearest airport is in Quito (UIO-Mariscal Sucre Intl.), located 28.3 mi (45.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Mindo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 13 holiday lettings near Mindo. From 6 Houses to 3 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mindo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mindo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mindo:

  • La Colina: 68 holiday homes
  • San Juan: 31 holiday homes
  • Mariana de Jesus: 23 holiday homes
  • Colon: 53 holiday homes
  • Belisario Quevedo: 25 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mindo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mindo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mindogarden Butterfly Farm: 19 holiday lettings
  • Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Reserve: 178 holiday lettings
  • Mindo Central Park: 16 holiday lettings
  • Rumicucho Ruins: 238 holiday lettings
  • Quito Cathedral: 237 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mindo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mindo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 6 Houses in Mindo. Our other popular types of Mindo holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mindo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Mindo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.